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Looking for a good webcam for skype. Best quality for skype possible. Thinking of a Logitech C910 or a Logitech Pro 9000. Wondering which would be better. Would the C910 be worth the $40 extra? How much would the C910 be better on skype then the 9000? Anyone ever used both?

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Microsoft Lifecam Cinema HD is actually really nice and cheaper. I use it with Skype all the time.
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How good is it compared to the C910? What other options are there that can compete?

I'm looking for a webcam too, that can record at 720p at least, for Skype calls, videochat and other things.
Edited by Icekilla - 5/29/11 at 10:01am
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Originally Posted by Icekilla View Post
How good is it compared to the C910? What other options are there that can compete?

I'm looking for a webcam toom, that can record at 720p at least, for Skype calls, videochat and other things.
Well 1080P Recording requires extra software.

Microsoft Lifecam HD and the offerings from Logitech and Hercule are all pretty good. Microsoft's first firmware had issues with constant re-focusing.

Image quality wise, they all seem to be more or less the same and it comes down to the software.
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And how good are Microsoft Lifecams now?
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Logitech Pro 9000 Is Great if you are a member of sams club you can get one there for 50 bones. I am very pleased with the quality I uses to use my Canon Camcorder they were some of the best to use for High quality for many years.
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And how good are Microsoft Lifecams now?
Just as well as the competition.

The Software I don't really use, but it comes pre loaded with plenty of face-altering filters to screw around with on skype and enjoy.

Really the only difference is Logitech has a dated UI with not a lot of extras to play around with while Microsoft's got a newer, more modern UI with a few extras to have fun with.

Hercule I haven't had a chance to use the software on though.
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Well, the Quick Cam pro costs $58 Dollars where I live, and the C910 costs $84 dollars. My question is, is it worth it to pay the extra for the newer webcam?

EDIT: They also have the Logitech C510, which is a bit cheaper than the two mentioned above.
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Well, the Quick Cam pro costs $58 Dollars where I live, and the C910 costs $84 dollars. My question is, is it worth it to pay the extra for the newer webcam?
Can you get the Life Cam HD? If so, get it.

Otherwise, the increased video/picture resolution isn't really worth it. As it doesn't increase the video quality itself.
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Funny, the Lifecam cinema is a bit more expensive ($86) than the C910.
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